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Feb 27, 2014 5:30am PST
football action a little later. a day of fast-moving events in ukraine. -- armed men seized control of the headquarters in crimea. the russian flag is flying from the parliament building. havekraine prosecutors opened what they call a terror probe into the incident. the development comes as russia claims it is prepared to act in an uncompromising manner to protect the rights of his compatriots in ukraine. we are following the events there. what is happening? , we'vehe past hour or so had a bunch of pro-russian militant groups showing up in front of the capital and taking the place of the police, which had been all morning forming a tight security cordon around the parliament building, presumably to protect it. those reports of armed men who had intruded and broken into the parliament thomas an unknown , aner -- the parliament unknown number of them. the police presence has been lightened a bit. we have seen these groups of pro-russian activists showing up in the past hour or so. there are several different groups. what they are doing is they are lined up in very tight rows and they are
Mar 4, 2014 2:30am PST
area. ukraine's navy in crimea sang together in defiance and crews were ordered to surrender or be stormed and claims that moscow denies. ukraine is mobilizing 130,000 troops but it would be badly outmatched with russians. there are concerns not just in crimea but in the east where protests have turned deadly. 11 cities have seen protesters and some have stormed buildings. little appetite for the u.s. or europe to get involved militarily. >> what could not be done is russia with impunity to put its soldiers on the ground and violate basic principles that recognized around the world. and i think the strong condemnation that it's received from countries around the world indicates which russia is on the wrong side of history on this. >> we can exit out economic sanctions. there is a broad array of options that we have. why do we care? because this is the ultimate result of a factless foreign policy where nobody believes in america's strength any more. >> ian williams is joining us from a foggy kiev this morning. kerry is landing there in an hour and entering a diplomatic hornet's net.
Al Jazeera America
Mar 2, 2014 11:30am EST
listening post ukraine is coming up next and remember you should stay with us throughout the day for the very latest on the crisis in ukraine and news updates from around the world head over to don't go anywhere we look forward to seeing you at 12:00 p.m. eastern. hello, i'm richard gisberg, and you are at "the listening poet." ukraine gets a domestic government. the obama administration observes the right to cease phone records. new rules will make it harder. gay rights, the debate in the media. reasons to be fearful of a smartphone. that's the web video. into we saw it in the aftermath of the arab spring. with a new government, media outlets that backed the previous administration are having to reposition themselves and have been left with explaining, on the day the viktor yanukovych fell, a young journalist went on inter, accusing the network of deceiving viewers and dividing ukrainian. it was a crystallising media moment. over three months of protest there were complaints of the way the story was downplayed either through censorship by the government or because
Feb 26, 2014 3:00pm PST
captioning sponsored by macneil/lehrer productions >> woodruff: the leaders of ukraine's protests offered up their choice for the country's new prime minister, while just across the border, russia flexed it's military muscle. good evening, i'm judy woodruff. >> ifill: and i'm gwen ifill, also ahead: bringing safer, cleaner cooking stoves to some of the billions around the world, who depend on them for food. and replacing the current threats in their homes. >> these stoves and the smoke they produce are blamed for two million deaths each year, from lung cancer and burns. their fires are a major source of greenhouse gases. their fuel a major cause of deforestation. >> woodruff: plus, the future of the u.s. labor movement. after a string of union setbacks in the auto industry and the public sector. those are just some of the stories we're covering on tonight's pbs newshour. >> major funding for the pbs newshour has been provided by: >> i've been around long enough to recognize the people who are out there owning it. the ones getting involved, staying engaged. they are not afraid to q
Feb 26, 2014 8:00am PST
ocean persona non grata at any time without the necessity to state a reason. >> ukraine's acting government has disbanded its riot police and is set to unveil a new cabinet today as ousted president asiana code which remains in hiding with a warrant out for his arrest. he faced months of protests for strengthening ties with russia instead of europe all stopped on tuesday, the russian foreign minister lavrov said ukraine should not be forced to choose sides. it is dangerous and counterproductive to try to force upon ukraine a choice on the principle you're either with us or against us. we're interested in ukraine being part of a common european family in all senses of this word. but in the united states, the mayor of jackson, mississippi, chokwe lumumba, has died from heart failure at the age of 66 among less than the year after he was elected. a longtime black nationalist organizer an attorney, lumumba has been called america's most revolutionary mayor. we will discuss his legacy and hear from him in his own words after the headlines. a former guantÁnamo prisoner who spent nearl
Feb 28, 2014 10:00am EST
couple of things. one is certainly iran, the other is certainly ukraine. i think that the american people obviously have a very important stake in what's going on in both countries. in ukraine and kiev we see people marching for freedom demanding the kinds of freedoms that we in the united states are used to. the freedoms that we hold so dear in our country. and we saw them initially being countered by brutal police attacks on them. but you know, mr. speaker, a right prevailed and the people in the streets won, and they clearly said that they don't want to have russian domination, but instead they want to look toward the west rather than look east. the european union has been for ating with ukraine some time, and their president now deposed said that he would rather work with russia and to the russian customs union, which is sort of, in my opinion, a rekindling of the old soviet union, and that angered many people in the ukraine and they took to the streets. i hope that the european union continues to make overcures -- overtures to ukraine. i think now is a very, very critical mome
Feb 28, 2014 4:00pm PST
military intervention in the ukraine saying there will be costs, this after russian forces took over two airports in crimea. >>> kerry kennedy expressing gratitude in new york after she was found not guilty of driving drugged. kennedy says she accidentally took a sleeping pill. >>> the death of philip seymour hoffman has been ruled accidental, saying he died of an acute mix of heroin and other drugs. now back to "hardball." >>> welcome back to "hardball." whether it's still 884 days left until election day 2016. but the clinton machine is already revving up. everyone's got their part. as nbc's first read puts it, hillary will talk policy and be the statesman. bill will be the campaigner and the pac, the political action committee will handle rapid response. well, this week we saw it all take shape. today the rapid response team went into action when the clinton-leaning interest group american bridge, a pac founded by david brock of media matters, took aim at rand paul for dredging up the 1990s with this new web. here is part of it, this web ad. >> trust me. i was there the first
Mar 4, 2014 7:00pm PST
a teenager whose life was cut short. >> a super power stand off over a russian invasion of ukraine. secretary of state john kerry speaks out tonight. >> i team looks into growing number of pedestrian deaths on the streets of san francisco. they're not always the driver's fault more still to come. ♪ ♪ [ male announcer ] spring is calling. save 25% when you buy two scotts fertilizers -- one to use now and one for later. >>> russia's vladimir putin has pulled thousands of troops back from the ukrainian border and agreed to a meeting tomorrow. secretary of state kerry is in ukraine paying tribute. his visit a direct challenge to putin who today told reporters his invasion into southern ukraine was humanitarian. >> it's not appropriate to invade a country at the end of a barrel of a gun, dictate what you're trying to achieve. >> president obama says the military infection could end up driving country as wayay from russia... >> vladidididimir p p puuuutin cocolonenel l l l l l l bentntn. this preresisisident believevevd war is ovovovererererer. vladimir p put wrin doesn't believe the
Feb 27, 2014 9:00am PST
integrity here, the sovereignty of the ukraine. >> phoenix rising, arizona governor jan brewer vetoes the controversial anti-gay law. democrats are taking note. >> the governor of arizona has vetoed the discriminatory -- legislation that was passed. [ applause ] >> recognizing that inclusive leadership is really what the 21st century is all about. >> and belated recognition for battlefield heroes, two dozen service members from three separate wars about to be awarded the medal of honor after congress ordered the pentagon to redress decades of discrimination against minority soldiers. joining me right here, santiago aravia, one of the distinguished members of this group. >>> good day, i'm andrea mitchell in washington. we have breaking news. justice department correspondent pete williams joins me now from the newsroom and this involves eric holder. >> eric holder is in the hospital in washington this morning. he was taken there this morning after what the justice department says was his feeling shortness of breath and faintness during a morning meeting. he was taken by ambulance we're told
FOX News
Mar 5, 2014 1:00pm PST
, any uprising, not just this one, any one. egypt, libya, syria, now ukraine, save that story, but billions upon billions of dollars later, how are we changing that story? welcome, everybody. i'm neil cavuto. and here we go again. the white house now offering $1 billion in aid to help out a fledgling government in ukraine. the administration calling it technical assistance to help ukraine rebuild its shattered economy, as it continues to face down a military threat from russia. but how can we be so sure where that money the going and whether it even goes there? and about giving period? $1.7 billion in humanitarian aid for syria. more than $3 billion to stabilize things in egypt, still very unstable. $3 billion for libya to get it back to being normal, far from normal. all well-intended. but just like the billion spent fixing roads and bridges, we still have broken roads and bridges. and now we're trying to fix broken governments again. ron paul says this has got to end, because we're tapped out. congressman, here we go again. i always believe with big hearts and very big and worthy
Feb 26, 2014 11:00pm PST
keep their fricking mouth shut. >> the turmoil in the ukraine has some in this country speculating about the potential impact on the 2014 and 2016 elections. as jon stewart pointed out it is unclear it will have any effect. >> ukraine does rank as an issue just under equal rights for ghosts and should evolution be taught in pools. and i'm sure that ukraine is equally as fixated on american politics. only one way to find out. >> translator: i believe the surprising will help christie. we have done it to distract from bridge gate. >> next up jeb bush may be considering a bid for president in 2016 but the question looms, how many bushes are too many bushes? he addressed the concern acknowledging that his last name might be a big hurdle for voters. >> we had a bush, then a clinton, then a bush, then a clinton and then turned to me and goes and then a bush. i get the point. and it is something that if i was to run i would have to overcome that. and so will hillary, by the way. >> not the same way. however, on the late show last night david letterman had a different take on what the bush
Mar 3, 2014 7:00am PST
. >>: tensions rising and ukraine not a top u.s. official is making his way to the area. >>: and the north bay restaurant reopens following a shooting over the weekend. more on that story as well for it >>: this is the bay area's new station. kron 4 news at seven starts now. >>: good morning and thanks for we cannot put us on the kron4 morning news. i'm darya fall some and i'm james fletcher. the start off with our forecast for it rain on tap for today. >>erica: that's right. you'll notice that this system is well marked. here in the bay area religious still with cloudy skies. i think will start the season and was for the north bay and then. of heavy rain expected by 3 this afternoon. i'll be logging through futurecast coming up in 10 minutes. >>: here is the george. >>george: still looking at a pretty good ride. not to that a batch of 16 to 18 minutes. the better knows it is here on the 80 the approach. when the mini system the metro rail is not reporting any delays. caltrans good on the peninsula and no problems for your ride on part of this morning. >>darya: >>: george has been ta
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Mar 1, 2014 1:30pm PST
dramatic escalation of the crisis in ukraine, the country now heading na a possible showdown with its powerful neighbor russia putting its armed forces on full alert and warning russia that any military intervention in the country will lead to war. welcome to america's news headquarters, heavily armed russian troops already in crimea surrounding the government building there. tightening their grip. and now the ukrainian government is putting its forces on military alert. and asking nato to look at all possible ways to help protect its territorial integrity. united nations security council meeting right now to assess what their options are and asking for the input of other u.n. countries and we're also seeing some amateur videotape of russia's growing military presence there. troops wearing uniforms. but reports say they are part of an organized russian deployment. tensions right now in the cri a crimea, a strategic crossroads that has been fought over for many, many centuries. fox news radio reporter joins us live via skype. jessica, you are in the crimean peninsula, what is the lates
FOX News
Feb 27, 2014 6:00pm PST
ukraine. russia warning others not to get involved. and president putin also put forces on alert in surprise military exercises said to involve some 150,000 russian troops, so what do we make of this? the former ambassador under president george bush, glad to see you tonight. >> glad to be with you. >> all right, we have a complicated relationship. it seems like putin wants to signal he has the upper hand. >> well, i think he does have the upper hand in ukraine. he has the high cards politically, economically and militarily. i think a lot of what is going on is intended to demonstrate that. i think there is, on the military side, these preparations could take things to a level more serious. i don't think that is where putin wants to go. but he is telling the ukraine, and europe and the united states that they need to deal with him. and no government is going to survive long in the ukraine without them. it is an intelligence-gathering ship, you should see what we do to them. it may have some political significance but my guess is it sailed from russia long before the crisis reached u
Feb 25, 2014 6:00pm PST
situation in nigeria later in the program. >> woodruff: lawmakers in ukraine have put off forming a new government until thursday, amid ongoing political tensions. they also voted today to send ousted president viktor yanukovych to the international criminal court, if he's ever caught. meanwhile, his temporary successor voiced concerns about signs of separatism in the mainly-russian speaking republic of crimea. james mates of independent television news is in crimea with this report. >> reporter: if ukraine's new leaders are worried about their country splitting in two nowhere is that danger greater than in its southernmost territory, the crimea. the flags you see at demonstrations here are russian. the demands, stop maidan. stop what is happening in kiev. "russia, russia" they shout and demand a referendum on rejoining what they call the motherland. >> crimea and russia is one, it's one nation. >> reporter: are you russian or ukrainian? >> my passport is ukrainian but i am russian. it is in this atmosphere that the new acting president of ukraine told parliament today he was heading to
Al Jazeera America
Feb 25, 2014 9:00pm EST
closely right here on "america tonight." the crisis in the ukraine. the violent up rising that toppled now fugitive president victor yanukovych might be over, but the battle for ukraine is not the parliament now controlled by the opposition has put up voting on a unity government as a new crisis starts. a peninsula off the black sea coast a region has become the new battle ground in the fight for the ukraine, it's pro russian and has rejected the new government. >> we want to join the russian federation. everyone, everybody in our house wants to. >> translator: this is a coup de ta, it's clear, there is nothing else to say. the person who got cold feed should have acted once and taken radical measures and there would have been fewer victims and everything could have been involved if a legal framework now there is chaos, around arc i. in fact the state of ukraine does not exist anymore. >> russian ships and troops descend odd upon a military base in the region heightenin heights over a possible russian invasion, since the president's ouster thousands of pro russian demonstrators
Feb 28, 2014 4:00am CST
her mother. we will have a live update. >> the developments in the ukraine where protesters season airport overnight. >> the city of chicago announces a new milestone in a pothole filling. >>good morning, i'm dan ponce. and i'm cortney hall in for erin. let's go to demetrius ivory for a check of the weather. >> it's the weekend. it's cold and snow is coming. some part of our viewership must want this. they may be happy. somebody somewhere ... you know those people. they say it's not called the love this weather. you just want to hit them. it's a degrees right now. we have cold readings across the region. those are some of the warmest as a travel to the west out of cook county temperatures rarely drop. higher clouds to deal with today. that's about it. computer model forecast shows into this evening and really into tonight a light snow shower comes through. little or no accumulation. then a better chance for snow saturday and into sunday. more accumulating snow as the system troubles right to the south. temperatures in the mid-20s this afternoon. typical high is 40. tonight we're do
Mar 4, 2014 4:00am PST
>>> secretary of state john kerry heads to ukraine as the u.s. considers sanctions against russia while president vladimir putin calls off russian military exercises. >>> snow, ice and single-digit temperatures make travel a hazard along the mid-atlantic region. >>> and lebron james is nearly unstoppable as he scores the >>> and lebron james is nearly unstoppable as he scores the most points of his nba career. captioning funded by cbs this is the "cbs morning news" for tuesday, march 4th, 2014. >>> good morning, good to be with you, i'm anne-marie green. well, as the ukrainian crisis deepens, a new chill has settled over u.s./russian relations. the president met with this national security council monday to consider u.s. responses short of direct military action. the president says, quote, russia is on the wrong side of history. the pentagon moves to cancel military cooperation with russia. bilateral trade talks have been put on hold. the president called on congress to approve an aid package for the new ukrainian government. and the u.s. could get support from the european union
FOX Business
Mar 6, 2014 6:00pm EST
ukraine, the volatility, we just have to wait and see what happens. it runs up and it hurts the consumers. so yes, we need to eliminate that. we need to take a couple steps in the right direction. neil: the only thing that will get vladimir putin on this is him losing a lot. contrary to what he states is worth it, it's in the billions because he has faith in all of these russian companies and he's buddies with all of these russian oligarchies. sven has personal wealth tumbles. we might not need sanctions or to do anything. if he pushes it too far, all of that evaporates raid what do you think about? >> you are right. it makes a huge difference. and that needs to be changed. we could supply a lot to those countries over there and get them off of the situation right now which is being extorted. neil: when you think about it even a lot of his personal investments sufferer, his cachet is his cash. the oil revenues in the natural gas revenues. so the ukraine is important and when the world gets volatile, the the price of this stuff that he has goes out. so on the flipside is the duty
Feb 27, 2014 4:00am PST
now. he's also watching the situation in the ukraine and russia. will it have and effect on the stock market or perhaps the oil market. > >i think when you take a look at the ukraine situation as far as the stock market is concerned, i think it will have no effect. it may effect their market but i think our market it won't bother. however the price of oil has been telling us for the last 3 to 4 weeks that there was issues to be dealt with and this situation in the ukraine could keep prices artificially pumped up here. > >what do you think about some of these retail stocks? target had a great day yesterday. abercrombie and fitch did too. would you be a buyer? > >i think you have to be a seller basically across the board but especially in retail. as we continue to fight for jobs and we continue to see higher prices at the pump and higher prices in the food aisles, it's hard for people to be able to go out and spend that excess capital on retail goods so i think that i would be more of a seller than a buyer here. > >do you think jamie dimon is losing some of his luster on wall stre
Feb 26, 2014 10:00am PST
an area bordering ukraine. the surprise move comes amid high tensions with the west over the former soviet republic and the weekend ouster of its president who had recently aligned himself with moscow. phil black joining us from the ukrainian capital of kiev right now. phil, what to we know, first of all, about these unyou scheduled, shall i say, russian military exercises? >> reporter: well, wolf, russian president vladimir putin has issued an order mobilizing units in the central and western military districts of russia to conduct combat readiness tests. it's not the first time he has done this in other part of the country he doesn't mention ukraine specifically. but both the timing and the geography, which seem to be a little suspicious, certainly. here in ukraine, the defense ministry is not commenting on this russian announcement. u.s. officials suspect there's nothing too offensive about it at this stage and this could, in fact, be intended to impress a domestic russian political audience, wolf. >> and what do you know about the latest confrontations that seem to be flaring in
Mar 2, 2014 1:00pm PST
in favor of putins moves inside ukraine. protesters rallied. we are covering every angle of the crisis. ben weideman is in crimea and michelle is tracking political developments here at the white house. ben, we are going to begin with you. to describe the photos that you took today of soldiers on the ground around those bases there. hundreds of soldiers in dark green uniforms no license plates have surrounded the base of the army. they are not attempting to go inside meanwhile inside there are many soldiers who say that they will not surrender to these forces inside. supporters and opponents of the russian presence, but this is indicative of a situation we are seeing in three different locations here. we have learned that the ele electricity has been cut to the main base here as well. so these forces that we presume are russian came in on friday and by sunday it seems that they are effectively in control of the crimea. you look at those pictures there. the communication lines cut earlier in the week. power lines as you described. that sounds like an occupation. you have those co
Mar 5, 2014 2:30am PST
counterpart to talk through mounting tensions through ukraine. secretary kerry visited kiev, bringing with him prayers for slain protesters and $1 billion aid package, paid tribute to the fallen on the street. claiming no russian soldiers were occupying crimea. >> he denied that there were any russian troops in crimea, occupying crimea. >> he really denied there were troops in crimea? >> yes, he did. >> i think that it is clear that russia has been working hard to create a pretext for being able to invade further. >> trying to give putin room to save face and back off. >> there is a strong belief that russia's action is violating international law. president putin seems to have a different set of lawyers making a different set of interpretations, but i don't think that's fooling anybody. >> so, in crimea, there was a tense moment between ukrainian and russian troops. take a look at this. ♪ >> about 200 ukrainian unarmed personnel tried to enter their air base, singing the national anthem and carrying flags. troops guarding that base. seven hours later just 12 were allowed through to
Feb 26, 2014 9:00pm EST
. committing any land force into the ukraine. that is one of those issues. the russians, should they be committing a land force into the ukraine? i think he will squander the 50 billion or 60 billion he spent in the olympics. this will accelerate the development of the fellow -- of alternative sources of energy. you will see fracking going on on steroids. we have to reduce the power of the russians that are behaving this way. the power comes to guns and gas. if we can reduce the dependence on their oil and gas, they will have less power and president cutin will not be that popular and the russian people might think there is a better way to go. >> does let them rip you to know that? >> i think he knows that and i think he is flexing his muscles to show that he still really powerful, in the military sense at least. basically, that system, depending upon guns and gas cannot survive in the long-term. they have got to reform their system so it is not state-owned, it is not a bunch of oligarchs and a bunch of corruption that infiltrates the entire economy. that is what is happening in the
Mar 4, 2014 6:00pm PST
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Mar 4, 2014 12:00pm EST
your money as tensions ease slightly in ukraine, is it safe to buy stocks? one of our guests has three names he says are bargains amade the worry. >>> abercrombie gets an upgrade in our call of the day but is it really on the comeback trail? touchdown or turnover? former nfl player philip buchanan is here pitching his new business idea to the traders. will they sack it or set it up for a score in we do begin with stocks staging a strong we rebound following monday's ugly losses. president obama and secretary of state just wrapping up comments on the developing situation in ukraine. michelle caruso-cabrera is joining us with that. the stock market is at the highs of the day. >> absolutely. it was president obama who spoke more to the reaction that the stock market is seeing. he didn't address it specifically but did talk about whether or not putin had put a pause on the military situation. we got no acknowledgement whatsoever from secretary kerry about the pullback of the troops ordered by putin today or his talk about the fact that he supposedly does not want to annex crimea. secretary
Feb 27, 2014 10:00am PST
region in ukraine raising fears of separatism in a country still reeling from the alister of its president from sunday's big and staff. that means it's thursday. they vary twenty seven here in korea my soul i'm moving on and sean went they do so much for joining us. we begin with the latest confirmation that north korea fired four short range missiles into the scene earlier this evening. for more details are still alive on the phone to my feet and knees correspondent up to one that you hardly know so far i can't tell yet if i needed a haircut for a good korea fired up for the gift pile of which are believed to have been thoughtful than in the pool at five forty two the atp. the forced to read her thoughts were bought from newark korea felt it during the week in an area with a gal could he be eaten or in the direction. they get it the mountainous region with a maple bar to pack. located forty km felt that north korea part they get why not go to korea to keep and the three foot hole. if the person in the last four north korea in nine months eight what can we get fired up and we've
Mar 4, 2014 8:00pm PST
new york. i'm chris hayes. and at this hour, tensions remain extremely high in ukraine. russian soldiers continue to blockade and occupy ukrainian military facilities in crimea. firing warning shots in the air as unarmed ukrainian soldiers sought to regain control of a contested airfield. ukrainian soldiers and their russian counterparts stared each other down in tense standoffs, russian president vladimir putin finally broke his silence on the unfolding situation. accusing the u.s. of treating ukrainians like lab rats and insisting russian troops in crimea wearing unmarked uniforms are local defense forces. what happens now is anyone's guess. >> man, what's going on? >> the first shots fired today, luckily just warning shots as an extraordinary moment unfolded in crimea this morning when troops led by their colonel decided to march to the airfield they used to man until the russians arrived last week. there, unarmed, singing the ukraine national anthem, they confronted the russian soldiers. >> the standoff lasted five hours. russian snipers at the ready. finally, the ukrainians
Mar 3, 2014 12:00pm EST
remarks from secretary of state john kerry on the situation in ukraine. >> good afternoon. the morning passed incredibly rapidly. pleasure toy real tocome prime minister -- washington on a snowy day. me and we had a wonderful visit in december. tothat time i invited him come here to continue our conversation. the prime minister is leading a transformation. we are very pleased that they have continued their efforts to move forward their association agreement with europe. we are pleased to announce that we are going to add additional toding to their efforts develop competitiveness, which is key to their businesses and economic process. of $7.5add a total million to help in this particular transition. the united states has provided very significant economic assistance, close to $1 billion in the course of this transition. interested in helping the prime minister in his efforts to continue with his anticorruption initiatives in the country. we are very excited by the leadership that he and his government are providing as they really determine their own future and to make clear their determ
Mar 4, 2014 5:30pm PST
the streets and driving in convoys with weapons loaded and drawn. as this very tense ukraine crisis continues, president putin today was defiant. he spoke out today for the first time since the big escalation of this crisis in ukraine. he hit back at the u.s. and to no one's surprise, he said he had no intention of changing his course now. u.s. secretary of state john kerry arrived in kiev today. and listening to the comments from these two men from two different places was indeed like sampling two different worlds. nbc's andrea mitchell is traveling with the secretary of state, who tonight has landed in paris. andrea, good evening. >> reporter: good evening, brian. this has been a remarkable day. traveling with the secretary of state to kiev. what began as a show of solidarity with the ukrainian people became so much more, as the impact of what had happened in that square took hold with the secretary of state. at john kerry's first stop, the streets where ukraine's people rose up in the face of live gunfire from their own government, the secretary of state was swept up by the power
Feb 28, 2014 5:00am PST
war ii may open the door to further discussions. >>> and lawmakers in ukraine have put their country on a new path. but legislators to the south want to head somewhere else. >>> senior officials of a major bitcoin virtual currency exchange in tokyo have made their first public appearance since the company halted all deals three weeks ago. they say they have filed for bankruptcy protection. ceo mark karpolous of mtgox said their lawyers held a news conference on friday. >> translator: we had weaknesses in our system and our bitcoins vanished. we have caused trouble, and inconvenience to many people, and i feel deeply sorry for what has happened. >> translator: the amount of trading of online users totals about 750,000 bitcoins. in addition, the firm itself owned about 100,000 bitcoins. we found out that almost all of them were gone. >> they said the company has lost all bitcoins and deposits that they were keeping for their customers. the officials said customers bitcoin losses total more than $400 million with friday's exchange rate. they added it's possible that someone illegally ga
Mar 6, 2014 3:00am PST
interview with "today." first, let's start with the developments in ukraine and andrea mitchell. >> good morning to you. >> good morning, savannah. at this hour, as tensions are rising as you report, the pentagon is sending that destroyer toward the black sea, in addition to two f-15 fighter jets that were mobilized yesterday in the baltics to support nato operation in the region as secretary kerry arrived in rome today expecting to face off with russian's foreign minister over the crisis. >> reporter: ukraine crisis now in its sixth day with no end in sight. secretary of state john kerry in rome today, after failing to make progress with russia's foreign minister during crisis meetings in paris on wednesday. after those meetings the russian foreign ministry tweeted a photo showing the two looking in opposite directions. the apparent message? they don't see eye-to-eye but they need to keep talking. >> we agreed to continue intense discussions in the coming days with russia, with the ukraini s ukrainians. >> kerry brought ukraine's foreign minister he brought to paris. a dramatic
Feb 26, 2014 2:00pm PST
are ukraine as pro and anti-russia clouds clash, ethnic tensions threatening to explode. chris christie joking about his political troubles. >>> terrorists rushing an airplane cockpit. the chilling video dramatizes just how quickly it could happen. why some are arguing that post-9/11 security measures still aren't enough. i'm wolf blitzer. you near "the situation room." >>> the fbi had a source inside al qaeda with direct access to osama bin laden eight years before the 9/11 attacks. the "washington times" reports the source learned what bin laden was looking to finance attacks inside the united states and that the information helped foil a plot against a target in los angeles. let's bring in our national security analyst, the al qaeda expert, peter bergen, who actually met with bin laden back in 1997. pretty explosive indications here. the fbi was sitting on a source close to bin laden but apparently never shared that information with all the committees investigating what happened. >> yeah. it's extraordinary, wolf. think about literally hundreds of thousands of man and woman
Feb 25, 2014 5:00pm PST
receiver today. ♪ >>> gunfire still breaking out in ukraine. people this charge say they will have a new government by thursday. made it official the former heavy weight boxer is now running for president of ukraine. he was the first world boxing champion to hold a phd. he's been a leading opponent of the old regime. >> muslims being warned about going on a mission to mars. religious official was the united arab emirates say the mission tantamount to suicide ask officials a fatwa against the trip. taking one's life willingly is against islamic principles >> and israeli prime minister appears to give german chancellor a hitler like mustache today during a joint news conference about middle east relations in jerusalem. that is what you're looking at. that is a shadow above the lip. oh, dear. >> well, you may in the have heard but there is a little award show coming up over the weekend. oscars. >> you think? coming up next where this star keep their awards. and some of the places are not to be believed. >> yeah. jennie-o w where everya where every thursday people ride 10 miles for tac
Mar 5, 2014 7:00am PST
ukraine, where it's moved from quick action to quiet diplomacy. it appears vladimir putin has calmed down, but he hasn't pulled back, and now president obama is weighing his options and setting the stage for the next step. secretary of state john kerry is leading the diplomacy from paris now, where he's getting ready to meet with his russian counterpart in the next hour. earlier he met with ukrainian foreign minister and british foreign minister. back in washington, president obama is pushing that diplomatic off-ramp to russia, pull back troops, instead let international monitors make sure ethnic russians are okay. the president spent nearly an hour yesterday talking to the key european player in all of this, german chancellor angela merkel, and he told democrats at a fundraising dinner last night, "we may be able to deescalate over the next days and weeks, but it's a serious situation and we're spending a lot of time on it." at a budget event yesterday, he struck a similar tone. >> president putin is pausing for a moment and reflecting on what's happened. there is a strong belief that ru
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Mar 5, 2014 2:00pm PST
, annie. >>> this is a fox news alert. lots of breaking news on the crisis in ukraine. shep smith standing by in kiev. earlier, he was in the crimean region which is currently under russian control. he'll join us to tell us what he saw. first, the latest. earlier today, the eu and united states suggested we may slap economic sanctions on russia if putin doesn't back off. russia immediately retalyatded with a threat to take u.s. and eu assets currently held in russia. that prompted a meeting between secretary kerry and sergey lavrov in paris. that meeting appears to have accomplished exactly zero. angela merkel called putin's moves out of touch, and in the meantime, hillary clinton compared vlad putin to adolf hitler. folks, the mood is tenls. the region unstable, but let's bring it to the table and talk about the political ramifications. bob, i'm going to start with you. your thoughts on everything? >> first, i think the eu stepped forward more quickly than i thought. what the russians have said is they ought to stick to an agreement with the eu that was made by the former president, which
Mar 1, 2014 7:00am EST
-moving and mysterious developments on the ground in ukraine. who are the armed men taking up position in the crimea, a region close to russia and is this the beginning of a russian invasion? abc's alex marquardt is in crimea with the latest. good morning, alex. >> reporter: good morning, dan, indeed fast-moving and dramatic developments here. you can see some of the pro-russia fervor right here behind me. the pro-russian prime minister says he is in control of the police and army and asked russian president vladimir putin to intervene in crimea, a request the kremlin says it will not ignore. stoking fears of a major escalation. they are unmistakable, russian military vehicles, a convoy of russian marines now operating on the roads of ukraine's crimea. a blatant show of force by russia fueling fears they plan to invade as ukraine accuses russia of bringing in thousands of troops. highly professiol pro-russia armed units have taken control of crimea's parliament and airports. these guys are patrolling quietly all around the 5r789. they're not being aggressive. they're not saying anythin
Feb 27, 2014 7:00am EST
order until appeals to be heard. the situation in ukraine. u.s. to russia, do not muscle in on ukraine. the u.s. urged russia to avoid provocative actions after flat putina -- after vladimir ordered troops to conduct combat readiness drills near ukraine where pro-russian protesters are fighting rivals in the south. on the situation in syria, syria ships mustard gas to one of its ports to be destroyed under this deal that was brokered by the obama administration. blames the syrian government for the deadlock in talks that have been ongoing to try to reach some sort of peace deal. returning to the united states on the domestic side, today is the fifth anniversary of the tea party movement. the tea party celebrates its fifth anniversary today, essentially marking some 1 the grassroots movement spontaneously emerged to become a political and cultural force to be reckoned with. michele bachmann will be one of the people speaking at today's event. cruz, as well as king, and, steve others that will be attending. celebration, and underscoring of all things tea party, will be staged at a grand
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Mar 5, 2014 4:00pm EST
ukrainian region of crime came. the european union -- crimea. european will give ukraine an aid package worth up to $15 billion. we have a busy hour for you. "after the bell" starts right now. david: a full hour coming up including steve forbes on tim cook's controversial statement to shareholders. and peter schiff. he says forget the taper. the fed is actually going to buy more bonds, print more money soon. but before all that, let's head back to liz in mountain view, california for a look what she has coming up,. liz? liz: david, we're in the computer history museum where historic pact was just signed for innovation and technological sharing between israel and the state of california. governor jerry brown and prime minister bebe netanyahu of israel just put pen to paper about 25 minutes ago to say we will share all kind of ideas. we can show you some video of that signing. as we do, benjamin netanyahu simply said the smartest brains come from silicon valley and silicon vade. that is hebrew for valley. they will share all kind of ideas. israelis are great at cybersecurity and water con
Feb 26, 2014 7:00am PST
to test their combat readiness, although he did -- the order did not specifically refer to ukraine and the unrest there. meantime, today new clashes are breaking out in eastern ukraine between pro-russian protesters and those demanding closer ties to the west. ukraine's ousted president remains on the run. >>> and here at home people in southern california are bracing for potentially devastating floods. they could see more rain in the next four days and the reason, than they saw all of last year. thousands of acres charred by recent wildfires meanwhile, will be unable to hold that water. it sets the stage for destructive mud slides there. ginger will have a complete forecast in just a moment. >>> of course, the west is in the midst of a record drought and that is helping to drive up the cost of your morning cereal now. oat prices are approaching a five-year high. >>> this morning, arizona's governor is offering no hint on whether she plans to sign a contentious bill that some call sanctioned discrimination against gays. the bill which has prompted large protests in phoenix would al
Mar 3, 2014 3:02am PST
in ukraine hitting stock markets this morning. russian troops are in unmarked uniforms, surrounding ukrainian military bases turning troops into virtual hostages on their own soil. while the obama administration threatens sanctions, republicans are expressing frustration. >> there will be costs to the economy of russia, costs to russian businesses, costs to russian individuals. >> i think putin is playing chess and i think we're playing marbles. >> pro-russian demonstrators in the east showed russian support forces there with ukraine's capital. thousands marched, calling for national unity. secretary kerry travels to kiev tomorrow. >>> tensions are also rising on the korean peninsula. for the second time in just days, north korea has fired off missiles as the u.s. and south korea conduct military exercises in the region. the two missiles, launched separately, traveled 200 miles before landing in the sea. north korea has condemned the joint maneuvers by south korea and the u.s. >>> could be a hard day for israel's prime minister benjamin netanyahu, who is likely to get an earful from
Feb 28, 2014 10:00am EST
them with short-term loans related to accounts receivable of amex. ukraine says russian troops are directly involved in the conflict in crimea. troops have occupied the region's main airport. another one is occupied by russian serviceman. they make up about 60% of crimea's population. and a new study says the benchmark london gold fix may have been manipulated by more than a decade by the bank's response before sending it. this study comes from new york university. unusual trading patterns around the time of the price-fixing should be invest gated -- investigated. the rose gallery is not commenting. >> almost one million bitcoins went missing from mt. gox. that is nearly $500 million worth of the virtual currency. the exchange issued a statement today saying it realized the lost just four days ago and is filing for bankruptcy protection earlier this morning. of what was once the largest bitcoin exchange comes weeks after the global market has focused on the virtual currency. carter, what do you make of this mt. gox news? >> this is a real serious disaster. it appears to be a commen
Feb 27, 2014 3:59pm PST
and around the globe. five days after disappearing in ukraine, the ousted president viktor yanukovych has resurfaced in russia. in a statement relayed by russian state television, he declared that he was still the head of state. he plans to hold a press conference tomorrow. in key avenue, a new president and prime minister has been sworn in. mera, pro- russian gunmen have stormed the building. >> the crisis intensified today russia ass transiting they celebrated the storming of the local parliament by men with guns. the buildings was barricaded and it is an illustration of how little control the new ukrainian the the heavily armed men took over the parliament at about 4:00 this morning. witnesses say they were carrying rifles and rocket propelled grenades. they fought their way in and through out the police who had been guarding the building. the mood had widespread support. this woman told me that like many here, she feels russian, not ukrainian. she wants to defend this historic land from people she calls fascists. with blood with russian soldiers and we cann
Mar 4, 2014 7:00am PST
breaking, vladimir putin speaks out for the first time on the crisis in ukraine with stern words for the west. as russian troops fired warning shots at an air base. and secretary of state john kerry arriving in the ukrainian capital at this hour. >>> new this morning. emotions running high in court at the high-stakes trial of oscar pistorius. two of his neighbors testifying about the screams moments before his girlfriend was shot. ♪ i got a feeling >> danceoff. and we've got a feeling this is the hottest "dancing with the stars" cast yet. the new contestants revealed exclusively in just moments with their pro partners. lara is in l.a. for our special live event. >> are you ready, america? only on "gma." i love this gig. ♪ that tonight's going to be a good night ♪ >>> good morning, america. there is all kinds of excitement out there in l.a. our live announcement in just over an hour. >> oh, look at them. already up bright and early on this fat tuesday. amy is here back from sochi here because lara is there in l.a. for some big surprises. lara. >> hi, robin. hi, you all. you will
Mar 1, 2014 7:00am PST
minister of ukraine's restive crimea is claiming control of all military forces, police, and other security services in the region. sergi aksenov declares that the armed forces, the national security service, and border guards will answer only to his orders. meanwhile, armed men described as russian troops took control of key airports in crimea. russia remains quiet on claims of military intervention. yesterday president obama addressed the situation. defense secretary chuck hagel says the escalation in ukraine said quote "this could be a very dangerous situation if this continues in a provocative way." the state department says u- s citizens should put off non-essential travel plans to ukraine. president obama is also challenging congress to help him create jobs and rebuild the nation's infrastructure. in his weekly radio address, the president points to the launch of two new high-tech manufacturing companies and a competition to rebuild the nations roads, bridges, mass transit, ports and railroads. the president plans to send congress a budget next week that he says would create
Feb 26, 2014 11:00am PST
perspectiv perspectives. >> appreciate it. >> and now to ukraine and what many there had feared. their former president is now an international fugitive and it appears that russia is getting ready to pounce. pro and anti-russian protesters are clashing in the ukraine region and with his eyes now off the winter olympics, sochi is finished and putin and the black sea is watching as russia moves the naval fleet. it connects ukraine. it connects to russia in the east. it's an area where ukraine's former president and a friend to russia is believed to be hiding out. of course the violent clashes we saw over the past couple of weeks were a collect result of a split between pro russian ukrainians and those who wanted ties to join european union with that treaty in november. coming up, for years amanda knox and her ex-seemed united. seemed being the key word. in their declarations of innocence. now that could be changing. hear why her ex-said knox behaved strangely. why for ben affleck and john kerry hanging out together on capitol hill. argo came up. we will talk about that. nfl star aaron he
Mar 3, 2014 5:00pm PST
theirs. the latest on the crisis in ukraine. >> catherine: then at 5:30. >> catherine: from a near shut-down of the government. to a 30-mile long traffic jam. the impact of the severe weather nationwide. >> catherine: and next. >> catherine: it's a machine meant to help your baby sleep. but -- is it doing more harm than good? the new study on white than g[ sports announcer ] here's another one, alyson dudek. hales corners, wisconsin. nice pass by alyson dudek. can she hang on to that spot? and she does! [ male announcer ] with the u-verse wireless receiver, your tv goes where you take it, allowing inspiration to follow. ♪ [ dad ] looks pretty good, right? [ girl ] yeah. [ male announcer ] switch to u-verse and add a wireless receiver today. ♪ >> reporter: a warning for parents using noise machines to help their babies sleep. a new study says some of them may be too loud, increasing an infant's risk from for hearing loss. researchers say some noise machines exceed safe noise levels for adults, let alone infants. >> reporter:the study does not identify any specific models. the au
Mar 5, 2014 5:00pm PST
inned a to -- aid to ukraine. as job kerry trying to work out a deal with russia. russia does not recognize the new government of ukraine. kerry said everyone wants a peaceful solution. >> all party as agreed today it is important to try to reserve these issues through dialogue. >> also today armed men blocked the understand another -- united nations special envoy after blocking him into a cafe they ordered him to leave the region. >>> pope francis gave hope to gay couples that the church may support civil unions. >> the pope celebrated around wednesday. the pope -- ash said same-sex union are up to discussions. >>> bart is investigating the death of a man on the tracks in hayward. police had to gather more evidence. the fremont, union city and south hayward stations were closed. bart were focused on two holes found in the fence line. it looks like someone opened that fence. the man who died has not been identified. bart said he was trespassing. >>> bart expects equipment problems in that incident. >>> a grand jury found two men guilty of stealing equipment from dupont. now they c
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